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Huge wildfire ravages Patagonia

Chilean firefighters on Saturday tried to contain a massive wildfire that has ravaged tens of thousands of acres of pristine Patagonia and forced authorities to close a popular national park. High winds fanned the blaze at the Torres del Paine National Park, a 2,400-square-kilometer (927-square-mile) paradise of mountains, glaciers, natural…

Huge wildfire rages in Chile national park

A massive forest fire raged out of control Friday in southern Chile, forcing the closure of a famed national park after destroying thousands of hectares of pristine Patagonian steppe. High winds fanned the huge blaze at the Torres del Paine National Park, where Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said 8,500 hectares…